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Counselor (Psychology Specialist)

Department: Student Affairs
Position Appointment: 10 month position: August 1-May 31
Wage: $14.857-$18.571 per hour plus full benefits package
Union Affiliation: Montana Public Employees Association
Posting Date: August 2016

Description

The counselor will share counseling, training, intervention, and outreach responsibilities with the Director of Student Counseling. Duties include: individual, couples, and group psychotherapy; assessments, diagnosis, and treatment of individual counseling cases; crisis intervention; consultation; taking part in outreach activities with the campus community and the community of Dillon; conducting student training activities; attending staff and committee meetings; providing psychoeducation and mental health promotion activities for students, staff, and faculty. Additional programmatic responsibilities may be assigned by the Director as needed.

The Successful Candidate will

Have effective therapeutic and interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate successfully with faculty, staff, and students; have enthusiasm and passion for providing mental health services for university students; possess excellent written and oral communication skills; have the ability to work effectively with diverse populations; be comfortable working in a variety of university settings such as classrooms, residence halls, athletic facilities, etc.; have the ability to complete documentation in a timely manner in accordance with ethical standards; maintain confidentiality of records and information; have the ability to use computer programs and office equipment to complete job duties and assist in agency functioning. 

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or higher in Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, or Clinical Psychology.
  • Licensed therapist or licensure eligible in the State of Montana.
  • Experience providing counseling services to young adults.
  • Experience in crisis intervention.
  • Experience and commitment to providing multi-culturally competent services.
  • Familiarity with confidentiality ethical standards and HIPAA regulations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working clinically in a university counseling center setting.
  • Experience with couples and group psychotherapy.
  • Experience providing outreach and psychoeducational workshops/training.
  • Familiarity with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Application

To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three professional references to:

Jerry Girard, LCPC, LAC
Director of Student Counseling
University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic Street
Dillon, MT 59725

(406) 683-7181
jerry.girard@umwestern.edu

Applications may be submitted either via email or standard mail.

Review of applications will begin September 19th but the position will remain open until filled.

The University and Dillon Area

The University of Montana Western, located in Dillon, MT, is an innovative institution nestled in a scenic valley in the Rocky Mountains of south western Montana. The campus Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) for student enrollment is approximately 1,289. Montana Western has over 60 FTE faculty members, features small cases for all students and has been recognized for excellence by U.S. News and World Report. Montana Western’s small size and focus on education innovation have earned it the reputation of being a place where faculty and staff chose to collegially and creatively make a difference in the education of students. Montana Western is the first and only public four-year college in the nation to use block scheduling in which students take a single class at a time. This immersion learning program facilitates increased opportunities for experiential types of learning.

The mission of the University of Montana Western is to provide innovative interdisciplinary education through experiential learning that combines theory and practice. Montana Western services citizens of all ages with its academic, community service, and lifelong-learning programs. As part of the global community, Montana Western encourages diversity, international awareness, environmental responsibility, and mastery of technology as a gateway to the world.

Dillon, a community of 5,000 people, is known for outstanding public schools, safe environments, recreational opportunities and an excellent quality of life.

The University of Montana Western is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from qualified women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities. Qualified candidates may request veterans‚ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. Finalists for this position will be subject to a criminal background investigation.

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Culinary Professional I (Cook I)

Department: Dining Services
Position: Full-time, varying schedule
Wage: $10.70 per hour
Union Affiliation: Montana Public Employees Association
Posting Date: August 2016

Description

The culinary professional reports to the head cook and is responsible for preparation of food items such as salads, soups and entrees from established menus and recipes. Responsibilities also include cleaning and sanitizing equipment, utensils and coolers; properly storing items according to health codes; recording daily meal counts; and calculating food quantities to be prepared. This position requires a varying work schedule.

Qualifications

The successful candidate must hold two years of commercial food service experience, one of which should be in a food preparations capacity. Candidate must be skilled in the operation of various types of food service equipment as well as in communicating with others both orally and in writing. Physical requirements include lifting up to 40 pounds, pushing and pulling carts and equipment, long periods of standing and exposure to heat, cold and cleaning chemicals. The knowledge, skills and abilities described here are typically acquired through a combination of a high school diploma and two years of commercial food service. A Serve Safe certificate is required within six months of employment and can be acquired on the job.

Application

To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter including three professional references and a completed State of Montana Government Job Application (available at http://wsd.dli.mt.gov/service/app.asp or through the Montana Job Service) to:

Patti Lake
Human Resources
The University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic Street
Dillon, Mont. 59725

For additional information, call (406) 683-7228.

Review of applications will begin in August and continue until the position is filled.

The University and Dillon Area

The University of Montana Western, located in Dillon, MT, is an innovative institution nestled in a scenic valley in the Rocky Mountains of south western Montana. The campus Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) for student enrollment is approximately 1,289. Montana Western has over 60 FTE faculty members, features small cases for all students and has been recognized for excellence by U.S. News and World Report. Montana Western’s small size and focus on education innovation have earned it the reputation of being a place where faculty and staff chose to collegially and creatively make a difference in the education of students. Montana Western is the first and only public four-year college in the nation to use block scheduling in which students take a single class at a time. This immersion learning program facilitates increased opportunities for experiential types of learning.

The mission of the University of Montana Western is to provide innovative interdisciplinary education through experiential learning that combines theory and practice. Montana Western services citizens of all ages with its academic, community service, and lifelong-learning programs. As part of the global community, Montana Western encourages diversity, international awareness, environmental responsibility, and mastery of technology as a gateway to the world.

Dillon, a community of 5,000 people, is known for outstanding public schools, safe environments, recreational opportunities and an excellent quality of life.

The University of Montana Western is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from qualified women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities. Qualified candidates may request veterans‚ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. Finalists for this position will be subject to a criminal background investigation.

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Building Repair Technician

Department: Dining Services
Position: Full-time, varying schedule
Wage: $10.70-$13.375 depending on experience
Union Affiliation: Montana Public Employees Association
Posting Date: August 2016

Description

Reports to the Director of Dining Services and is responsible for repairs and maintenance of dinning equipment and facilities by completing a variety of manual and semi-skilled labor. This includes daily monitoring of coolers, fryers, grills, and other kitchen equipment and routine maintenance of cafeteria and Bark’n’Bite machines and facilities; painting, repairs to shelves, cabinets wooden tables and other items. Must know how to use small power tools, floor buffers, sanders, etc. Must be knowledgeable about routine custodial duties and sanitation procedures. Coordination of skilled craft repairs such as plumbing and electrical with the campus Facilities Services is required. Candidate is responsible for working with the Purchasing Tech to unload and stock food items from delivery trucks. Knowledge of cleaning chemicals, solvents and paints is required and a knowledge of safety procedures is necessary.  

Qualifications

The successful candidate must hold a minimum of two years of experience in semi-skilled machinery repair or maintenance and basic carpentry skills necessary for repairs. Candidate must also possess good communication skills both orally and in writing. Attention to detail is crucial. Physical requirements include lifting of up to 50 pounds, pushing and pulling carts and equipment, long periods of standing and exposure to heat, cold and cleaning chemicals. The knowledge, skills and abilities described here are typically acquired through a combination of a high school diploma and two years of semi-skilled maintenance and/or repairs experience.

Applications

To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter including three professional reference and a completed State of Montana Government Job Application (available at http://wsd.dli.mt.gov/service/app.asp or through the Montana Job Service) to:

Patti Lake
Human Resources
The University of Montana Western
710 S. Atlantic,
Dillon, MT 59725  

A state job application can be obtained from the local Job Service office or visit the following web site: For additional information, call Cheri McCarthy at 406-683-7228 or cheri.mccarthy@umwestern.edu.

Review of applications will begin in August and continue until the position is filled.

The University and Dillon Area

The University of Montana Western, located in Dillon, Mont., is an innovative institution nestled in a scenic valley in the Rocky Mountains of south western Montana. The campus Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) for student enrolment is approximately 1,289. Montana Western has over 60 FTE faculty members, features small cases for all students and has been recognized for excellence by U.S. News and World Report. Montana Western’s small size and focus on education innovation have earned it the reputation of being a place where faculty and staff chose to collegially and creatively make a difference in the education of students. Montana Western is the first and only public four-year college in the nation to use block scheduling in which students take a single class at a time. This immersion learning program facilitates increased opportunities for experiential types of learning.

The mission of the University of Montana Western is to provide innovative interdisciplinary education through experiential learning that combines theory and practice. Montana Western services citizens of all ages with its academic, community service, and lifelong-learning programs. As part of the global community, Montana Western encourages diversity, international awareness, environmental responsibility, and mastery of technology as a gateway to the world.

Dillon, a community of 5,000 people, is known for outstanding public schools, safe environments, recreational opportunities and an excellent quality of life.

The University of Montana Western is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from qualified women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities. Qualified candidates may request veterans‚ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. Finalists for this position will be subject to a criminal background investigation.

Click here for a printable version of the job description.